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US MINT 1510 ZIP BLOCK

US MINT 1510 ZIP BLOCK

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RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1954-56 DEFINITIVES SG1 9 MNH

RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1954-56 DEFINITIVES SG1 9  MNH

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1971 to 1980. Complete x 74 Commemorative sets. MNH.

1971 to 1980. Complete x 74 Commemorative sets. MNH.

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YUGOSLAVIA # 1205-1206 MNH EUROPA 1974

YUGOSLAVIA # 1205-1206 MNH EUROPA 1974

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ST LUCIA 1998 HUMAN RIGHTS BUTTERFLIES, MNH, SG1201 4

ST LUCIA 1998 HUMAN RIGHTS   BUTTERFLIES,  MNH,  SG1201 4

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MALAYA PENANG 1957-60 On old Album page MINT USED

MALAYA PENANG 1957-60 On old Album page MINT USED

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1984 GB Urban Renewal Set - Fine Very Fine Used

1984 GB Urban Renewal Set - Fine Very Fine Used

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ST LUCIA 2000 HISTORY OF ST LUCIA, SG1227 30

ST LUCIA 2000 HISTORY OF ST LUCIA,  SG1227 30

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1927 CAM FLIGHT COVER 18W2 IOWA CITY TO NORTH PLATTE, NE

1927 CAM FLIGHT COVER 18W2 IOWA CITY TO NORTH PLATTE, NE

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Capital Insurance Company Advertising Cover (-082)

Capital Insurance Company Advertising Cover (-082)

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ST VINCENT GRENADINES, 1989 BUTTERFLIES, MNH, SGMS643A B

ST VINCENT GRENADINES,  1989 BUTTERFLIES,  MNH,  SGMS643A B

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Stamp Collecting - A Time-Honored Hobby
By Tony Harries
 
 Philately, or stamp collecting, is a time-honored hobby enjoyed by collectors all over the world.

Stamp collecting is the collecting of postage stamps and related objects, such as covers (envelopes or packages with stamps on them). Stamp collecting can be fun and certainly easy.

Stamp collecting a very rewarding hobby because it immensely enhances the general knowledge of the collector.

Stamp collecting is a special mix of the structured and the unstructured, and you can make it a personal hobby that will not be like anyone else's.

Collecting stamps is a treasured hobby that people around the world have enjoyed for centuries. Stamp collecting started in 1860's with teenagers who started to collect stamps.

The collecting of stamps can be a fun and educational lasts you a lifetime.

Stamp collecting provides you skills which will help you connect to the history of a specific location, person, animal or thing. Stamp collecting is not a new trend of the people and the hobby is sweeping through out the world.

Collecting stamps is a very interesting hobby that is preferred and loved by the people throughout the world. Stamp collecting is the act of gathering of Stamps and basically the labels placed on the letters as charge for the postal delivery that are issued by the country or by the post office.

Stamp collecting is considered to be one of the most popular hobbies in the world This is despite the fact that there is not that much money that can be made from it even if the person has some of the oldest stamps dating back to the 19th century.

The new collector can start this hobby at any age and have a collection of both local and foreign postage, there are a lot of places where the collection can begin the first place is usually through the mail that the person has delivered to there home.

It has become common place to declare that the future of stamp collecting is bleak, due to the increasing popularity of e-mail, other electronic forms of communication.

The Internet has greatly expanded the availability of stamp collecting information and has also made it easier for starting and intermediate stamp collectors to obtain stamps, covers and other philatelic material.

You can spend a lot of money for this wonderful hobby if you want to but you don't have to.

However you start, stamp collecting is a hobby that you can continue through your life. For more than 150 years, stamp collecting has been the hobby of choice of royalty, movie stars, sports celebrities, kings, presidents, and hundreds of thousands of other people.